Software engineer Dan Vanderkam has created a vision of the “Old New York” by placing photographs from the NYPL database onto a map of New York. His map offers a fascinating look into a New York of the 1930s and 40s
EverBlock, a modular system of plastic LEGO-like blocks, can be assembled into furniture, installations, and even emergency shelters, and offers users a more hands-on approach to constructing their spaces.
In an attempt to preserve the monuments and relics in regions where they are endangered by war, the Institute for Digital Archaeology has launched the Million Image Database Project. They intend to deploy up to five thousand 3D cameras in conflict zones throughout the world by the end of 2015 to capture images for study and 3D replication.